Author Archives: Tony Peters

2019 Domaine A Lady A Sauvignon Blanc

The sea water in Tassie is freezing.  There’s no escaping or denying that.  As a kid, I’d watch as other people would walk slowly into the water so they could get used to it before going for a swim.  Me, … Continue reading

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2019 Mapleton Vineyard Riesling

Gospel music. Admittedly not my go to music genre. However, you can’t but appreciate how the whole church congregation gets involved, and it is easy to understand why. The songs are usually catchy, so upbeat and lively, and of course, … Continue reading

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2021 Storm King Wine Co. Releases

On my walk the other morning, it was a beautiful, clear and still start to the day. The sun was up enough to bring light and warmth to everything it touched. I walk across a short bridge over an inlet. … Continue reading

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2020 Montalto Estate Pinot Noir

It’s not uncommon for me to get into trouble for bringing my work home and/or doing work in my free time.  I can’t help it.  I just need to make sure my team are okay, that things in the town … Continue reading

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2020 Montalto Estate Chardonnay

There have been many times I have enjoyed a bottle of wine that has resulted in a certain level of sadness because it was my last bottle, my only bottle, or one that is not so readily available at my … Continue reading

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2021 The Natural Wine Co Lightly Sparkling Wines

Sometimes it is so good to just have a wine and not think about it too much.  Find a glass, crack the screwcap, pour it, sit, relax aaaaaand drink!  I suppose you could call it the simple approach to wine … Continue reading

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2021 Clandestine Vineyards Adelaide Hills Pinot Noir

I have a mate who is not like anyone else I call a friend.  I always know exactly where I stand with him and there’s no doubting his thoughts on something.  Honesty is his best asset.  Not everyone he meets … Continue reading

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2021 Clandestine Vineyards ‘Hearts and Minds’ Grenache

I don’t know how many parents expect much from their new born child in the first year of its life. Yes, putting on some weight, reacting to its environment, stimulated by sounds and certainly getting attention.  I’m going to go … Continue reading

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2017 Levantine Hill Katherine’s Paddock Chardonnay

A small part of my morning walk takes in a track that winds through a bush area and overnight rain released an array of aromas from the eucalypts, wattles, native flowers and grasses. It was truly invigorating.  I decided to … Continue reading

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2020 Clandestine Vineyards Margaret River Shiraz

Margaret River is not the only wine region on this big island continent of ours where Shiraz plays second fiddle to an apparently more ‘noble’ grape, Cabernet Sauvignon.  It’s a shame really.  I say that only because it’s almost a … Continue reading

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